Daily Archive: July 8, 2017

Jul 08

Pole position and podium for Jesse Lazare, Chris Green and the MIA Team in Ontario!

Consistently at the front, as much during the free practice, qualifying and during the race

2017-07-08_9806The Motorsports In Action (MIA) team and its Montreal drivers Jesse Lazare and Chris Green were back on the track this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, in Ontario, for the fifth round of the season in the North American Endurance IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series.

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Jul 08

US WorldSBK Day 2 – Davies secures tense race one victory

Returning Welshman takes win with excellent ride at Laguna, ahead of fellow podium finishers Rea and Sykes

US WorldSBK Day 2 - Davies secures tense race one victoryAt the GEICO US Round on Saturday afternoon in sunny conditions at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) recorded a superb win as he returned from his Misano injuries in style, whilst Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) were also on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Action Express Racing looks to repeat at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix

2017-07-07_123Action Express Racing took to the track for qualifying on Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park targeting a return to victory lane as well as a second IMSA WeatherTech victory in as many weeks.

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Jul 08

A pole position and mixed race results at Oschersleben

Kami Laliberté in German F4

Kami Laliberté en F4 Allemande à OscherslebenFour weeks after their visit at the Austrian Red Bull Ring, young Canadian driver Kami Laliberté and his German Formula 4 championship rivals are returning on track this weekend to challenge the winding Oschersleben racecourse, west of Berlin in the northern part of the country.

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Jul 08

GP3: Russell flies to maiden win in Austria

Briton leads teammates from lights to flag  

GP3 - George Russell, Jack Aitken, Nirei Fukuzumi, ART Grand Prix, Red Bull RingGeorge Russell has claimed his first GP3 Series win with a fine drive from pole position in this afternoon’s Race 1 at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria: the Briton squeezed past fellow front row starter Jack Aitken when the lights went out to lead the grid into turn one, and held position all the way to the flag to head Aitken, Nirei Fukuzumi and Anthoine Hubert for an ART Grand Prix 1-2-3-4. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

F2: Leclerc soars to feature victory

Monegasque claims fourth win of the season  

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing; Nicholas Latifi, DAMS; Antonio Fuoco, PREMA Racing; Red Bull RingCharles Leclerc has extended his championship lead with a sparkling win in muggy conditions in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 feature race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, dictating the pace throughout the race to record a convincing victory ahead of Nicholas Latifi and PREMA teammate Antonio Fuoco. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Formula One teams Austrian Grand Prix qualifying report

Austrian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spielberg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Bottas scores second F1 pole in Austria, Hamilton to start P8

Lewis Hamilton receiving a five-place grid penalty for a gearbox change

Bottas scores second F1 pole in Austria, Hamilton to start P8Valtteri Bottas stormed to his second pole position in Formula 1 by topping qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix for Mercedes on Saturday, edging out championship leader Sebastian Vettel.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Formula V8 3.5: Rene Binder gets F1 French delight in home soil

The Austrian driver has been invited by Renault Sport Racing to complete his first ever Formula One test in October.

RENE BINDER GETS F1 FRENCH DELIGHT IN HOME SOIL

The Binder Saga carries on with the F1 experience: Rene is the nephew of the former Austrian F1 driver Hans …

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Jul 08

Tequila Patrón ESM tops time Chart in Canadian Tire Motorsport Park practice

And in each of the day’s sessions, the top seven cars in the Prototype class were covered by less than one second.

2017-07-07_7933If Friday’s practice times from both IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice sessions at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park are any indication, we’re in for a treat in Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix (Live, FS1, Noon ET).

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Jul 08

Endurance legends at the F1 Austrian Grand Prix!

Most of the nine cars present boast a solid record at Le Mans

Nine cars that have made their mark on the history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and indeed in endurance racing, are set to appear in a Legends Parade as a curtain-raiser to the F1 Austrian Grand Prix (Sunday 9 July). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing SEAT leads Hankook 24H MISANO

Rob Rappange started the third round of the 2017 24h Touring Car Endurance Series powered by Hankook

The NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing SEAT LCR TCR V3 DSG (#125, Gijs Bessem/Harry Hilders/Rob Rappange/Willem Meijer) leads the Hankook 24H MISANO.

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Jul 08

GP3: Russell holds on for pole in Austria

Briton on top in hectic qualifying session

GP3 - George Russell, ART Grand Prix, Red Bull RingGeorge Russell emerged on top despite the best efforts of his rivals in this morning’s hectic qualifying session at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, defying the almost constantly changing timesheets to hang on for pole by less than a tenth from ART teammate Jack Aitken and Dorian Boccolacci.

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